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Reading To Children

Join us on Tuesday afternoons in the Children's Area for stories with our volunteer. Listen to the stories she has chosen, or choose some...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 4:00 PM to Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 4:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Children's Area

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Game Zone For Kids

Join us at the library to unwind, make new friends and play some fun games! This free program is designed for children and their families.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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LEGO Builders / Constructores de LEGO

Join Lego Builders where children have the opportunity to expand their creativity and imagination through the power of play, all while developing critical...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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U.S. Citizenship Mock Interview

Practice your citizenship interview! To become a naturalized U.S. citizen, you must pass the naturalization test.  During the citizenship mock...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 4:30 PM to Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 5:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room

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U.S. Citizenship Class

Are you in the process of becoming a United States citizen? We can give you information regarding the Naturalization Process: Who can apply What...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 4:30 PM to Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 6:30 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room

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Game On! Wii for Teens & Tweens

Teens & tweens, get your "game on!"  Come hang out, meet people, and play Wii video games. Bring your friends! Wii video games for teens & ...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Community Room

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Programming With Python

Calling all programmers! KoreKloud presents a Python programming course for students in grades 5-8. Participants will learn about data types, iterations,...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Adult Craft: DIY Foam Stamps

Adults: Making your own custom stamps is easier than you think! Design your stamps and use them to decorate cards, letters, or fabric. Stamp-making materials...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Community Room

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ESL Writing Class

ESL learners will be taught different practical writing skills. This FREE ESL Writing class is specially designed for English-as-a-Second-Language learners to...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, Family Learning Center Classroom

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Math Olympiad Club

Prepare for the most prestigious math competition, or get better at mathematics! We use real competition math problems. Elementary school students grades 3-5...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Community Room

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Evergreen Teens Reach Meeting

This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets monthly. For Evergreen Teens Reach members, our monthly meeting will occur on the 3rd...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room

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Reading Buddies

Is your child struggling with reading? Are you feeling frustrated?  Try a reading buddy for your child. Trained volunteers listen to children in...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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Bilingual Storytime / Hora de cuentos bilingüe

Come join and enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and reading. Sharing the...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Community Room

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Bilingual SPA/ENG Reading To Children

Bilingual reading to children ages 0-7 in both English and Spanish Provided by a trained, fluent volunteer. Free. Call 408-808-3036 for more information....

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room

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Basic Vietnamese Computer Class/ Lớp Dạy Vi Tính Căn Bản

Learn how to use a computer and navigate the internet. Receive instruction in Vietnamese in a variety of computer applications including Microsoft Word,...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library

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Family Storytime And Stay & Play

Enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development, and help foster a love of books and reading. Sharing the wonders of...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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Reading to Children: Stories with Ms. Kathy

Join Ms. Kathy for stories, songs, and more every Tuesday evening at 6pm.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Tully Community Branch Library, Children's Area

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Family Storytime

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 6:15 PM to 6:45 PM
Rose Garden Branch Library, Family Place, Second Floor

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Dining Out: Menus Of Old San Jose

Chop Suey for 30 cents? Chow Mein for 35 cents? 15 cents for a cold beer? Too good to be true? Not in WWII era San Jose! Wish you could go back in time to get...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 (All day)
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 5th Floor Special Collections Area - California Room

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Baby And Toddler Storytime And Stay & Play

Babies and toddlers learn and grow with new experiences. Enhance their brainpower by engaging them with new sights, sounds, movement, and interaction with...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library, Community Room

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Nana Y Yo: Early Learning Readiness Program

We are offering a FREE two day program for 36 weeks. The “Nana Y Yo” Early Learning Readiness (ELR) is a relationship and play based program for informal...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room

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Nana y Yo: Early Learning Readiness Program

***Attention: We have 9 spots available for this program as of 4/15/19.  Please contact Ofelia Medina (408)808-3033 or Morgan King to...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

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Beginning ESL With Mrs. Ann

The ESL class for beginning English speakers concentrates on teaching participants simple English phrases. Adult English language learners will have a chance...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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Music And Movement With Stay & Play

Enjoy song and movement that build motor and social skills, increase independence, and help your child improve their language ability. These activities are...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Vineland Branch Library

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Toddler Storytime And Stay & Play

Toddlers start building skills needed to learn and succeed in school in a fun way. Through music and movement activities and the fun of books, they discover...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Willow Glen Branch Library, Children's Area